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In the US, Laronidase (laronidase systemic) is a member of the drug class lysosomal enzymes and is used to treat Mucopolysaccharidosis Type I.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Enzyme replacement therapy

Treatment of mucopolysaccharidosis I

Chemical Name

8-L-histidine-alfa-L-iduronidase (human) (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Laronidasum (Latin)
  • Laronidase (German)
  • Laronidase (French)
  • Laronidasa (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Laronidase (OS: USAN)
  • Laronidase (Genetical Recombination) (OS: JAN)
  • alfa-Iduronidase (IS)
  • alfa-L-Iduronidase (IS)
  • Alronidase (IS)
  • BM 101 (IS)
  • Iduronidase, alfa-L-[8-histidine] (IS: human)
  • NZ 1002 (IS: Novazyme)

Brand Names

  • Aldurazyme
    Genzyme, Australia; Genzyme, Belgium; Genzyme, Canada; Genzyme, Colombia; Genzyme, Czech Republic; Genzyme, Germany; Genzyme, France; Genzyme, Greece; Genzyme, Croatia (Hrvatska); Genzyme, Hungary; Genzyme, Ireland; Genzyme, Israel; Genzyme, Italy; Genzyme, Lithuania; Genzyme, Latvia; Genzyme, Macedonia; Genzyme, Norway; Genzyme, Poland; Genzyme, Romania; Genzyme, Serbia; Genzyme, Thailand; Genzyme, Taiwan; Genzyme, United States; Genzyme Chile, Chile; Genzyme Europe, Austria; Genzyme Europe, Cyprus; Genzyme Japan, Japan; Genzyme Therapeutics, United Kingdom; Sanofi, Sweden; Sanofi Aventis, Spain; Sanofi-Aventis, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Sanofi-Aventis, Switzerland; Sanofi-Aventis, Denmark; Sanofi-Aventis, Hong Kong; Sanofi-Aventis, Thailand


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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